The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 37, July 1933 - April, 1934 Page: 55
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Diary of Adolphus Sterne
very Sick yet Doctor Lewis says it is not Small Pox hope it is not
Friday the 2d very warm South wind, raining and Cloudy all
day, a Boat Loaded with cotton belonging to Mr Robert Patton
left to day her anchorage on the Angelina 12 miles from here,
bound for the Sabine Pass, she is not heavily loaded having only
192 Bales of cotton on Board; this is a beginning it will shortly
be Small Steam Boats to take down cotton to the mouth of the
Sabine,- was at the office done some Business in the office all for
Mr C. Chevallier, Doctor Starr is better, and said not to be
small Pox, no new Simpthomps any where- Mr Eder is here
yet, and much pleased with Nacogdochez
Saturday february the 3d 1844 warm, cloudy, raining occa-
sionally during the day, it is ascertained to day that Doctor Starr
has not the Small Pox nor Doctor Moore who was reported to
have it was in Town to day well and hearty- not much Business
doing in Town, there is however a prospect of Nacogdochez look-
ing up- Doctor Moore came to rent a Store and Dwelling House
for a Mr Dunn who is coming here with his Family to Keep a
Store, Mr Tom Barrett from San Augustin also came up to rent
a Store, Hurrah for old Nacogdochez.
Sunday the 4th wind changed last night and this morning it
is clear and cold, it is getting colder every hour, and near dark
it was winter again, answered some Interrogatories send from
Liberty County in a case in which Frost Thorn and others are
plaintiffs and the Republic of Texas Defendant it is respecting
some Leagues of Land the State of Coauhila & Texas made to
Col P. E. Bean
Monday the 5th Cold & Cloudy fair in the afternoon Board of
Land Commissioners met, two cases disposed of- some Law
Business, not much of any consequence- on a treaty with Mr
Eder for my Loco Land-
Tuesday the 6th Cold nights, fine warm day- busy making a
fence round the Square given to Eugenia, by Gel Houston, East-
ern mail arrived did not bring any Red Landers, no other news-
of any Consequence, the first number of the San Augustin Lit-
erary Intelligencer was received, it does honor to its Editor &
prop [r]ietor and visa versa- send off western mail, wrote to
General Houston about his House in this place, want to get it
for a Store, expecting to get into Business again
Here’s what’s next.
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